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asked 2016-09-30 12:14:18 -0500

anonymous user



Im running ROS Kinetic on Raspbian with a RPI 3 and Im having trouble installing the kinetic tutorials, specifically this step from the wiki ( ):

$ sudo apt-get install ros-<distro>-ros-tutorials

I am running it as

$ sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-ros-tutorials

But get the following error:

E: Unable to locate package ros-kinetic-ros-tutorial

Does anybody have an idea of what am I missing?

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answered 2016-09-30 16:44:04 -0500

mr337 gravatar image

How did you install on the Raspbian? I did a compile from scratch on Jessie on Pi and for installing extra packages there is a process with it, vs using apt.

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I followed these steps:

I think it is installed properly since the enviroment variables are properly set and that's the way this group of steps begin.

anonymous userAnonymous ( 2016-09-30 17:58:59 -0500 )edit

As tfoote mentioned, you should have used . If so see section 4.2 Adding Released Packages

mr337 gravatar image mr337  ( 2016-10-04 16:43:21 -0500 )edit

Got it. I ran those as pi@dex:~/ros_catkin_ws $ rosinstall_generator ros_tutorials --rosdistro kinetic --deps --wet-only --tar > kinetic-custom_ros.rosinstall and then all of the other spaces. So just to check, apt-get will not work?

anonymous userAnonymous ( 2016-10-05 05:21:59 -0500 )edit

I don't see how, you are installing from source.

mr337 gravatar image mr337  ( 2016-10-05 13:44:39 -0500 )edit

answered 2016-10-01 22:14:39 -0500

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Please explain more about how you've installed things. And please provide more than one line of context. I'll note that the error message and the command you attempted to run differ by an s at the end suggesting a copy and paste error at some point.

There are instructions here: for how to run ROS on the Raspberry Pi. Please make sure you've followed all the instructions and show the resulting success or failures of commands.

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Hi! I actually used the tutorial for kinetic here and not the one for indigo. I believe all was done properly since I was able to do the next step

anonymous userAnonymous ( 2016-10-04 07:55:13 -0500 )edit

In the next step I was able to create a catkin worspace.

And you are right, I didnt copy the complete output:

anonymous userAnonymous ( 2016-10-04 07:57:58 -0500 )edit

pi@dex:~ $ sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-ros-tutorials Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ros-kinetic-ros-tutorials

anonymous userAnonymous ( 2016-10-04 07:58:19 -0500 )edit

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